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Renewed appeal for witnesses after woman’s body found in Cranage
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following the discovery of a woman′s body in Cranage on Thursday 09 August 2012.
At 10.58am on Thursday 9 August 2012 emergency services were called to an address in Byley Lane in Cranage following reports of a fire.
Firefighters extinguished the fire and officers made a search of the house. The body of a woman was found in the garage at the address.
DI Steve Beddows from the Major Investigation Team said: “We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw a man driving a silver Vauxhall Corsa on Byley Lane at about 10am on Thursday 09 August.
“Later in Smith Lane in Mobberley we would appeal to anyone who saw a man acting suspiciously next to a silver Corsa, which firefighters were later called to as it had been set alight.
“We also want to speak to anyone who saw a man wearing a green or grey jacket with the hood up cycle off from Smith Lane on a bicycle towards Pepper Street.”
DI Beddows added: “We would also appeal to anyone who was in the Mobberley area on Thursday and may have seen a man acting suspiciously.”
A 48-year-old man from Hale in Manchester has been arrested on suspicion of murder. He remains in custody.
Anyone with information should contact the Major Investigation Team on 101 quoting incident number 285 on 9 August 2012. Information can also be given anonymously be contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.